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Melissa Kovac Joins New Mexico Milken Educators

Amy Biehl Community School  |  Santa Fe, NM  |  Nov 02, 2016

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Melissa Kovac check Jane Foley Hanna Skandera

Hanna Skandera (left), New Mexico Secretary of Education, and Dr. Jane Foley (right), senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards, congratulate second-grade teacher Melissa Kovac on winning New Mexico's 2016-17 Milken Educator Award and $25,000. Kovac has taken a leadership role at Amy Biehl and within the district. She is known to attack new initiatives with gusto, mentor student and new teachers, and incorporate and model state-of-the-art instructional techniques, including measurable learning targets. Other teachers from the school and district often visit Kovac's classroom to learn from her methods. 

In this series:  Melissa Kovac (NM '16)
In this photo:  Dr. Jane Foley (IN '94)Melissa Kovac (NM '16)

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